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19 Treatments for Ischemic Colitis

Overview

Ischemic colitis (IC) is inflammation of the large intestine (colon). It occurs when for one reason or another, not enough blood flows to the colon. IC is most common among those over the age of 60, though it can occur at any age.[read article]

Tests for Ischemic Colitis

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Colonoscopy is a procedure that uses a thin, flexible camera to check for abnormalities or disease in your lower intestine or colon. The colon is the lowest portion...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A CT scan is a type of X-ray that can show cross-sectional images of a specific area of the body. The machine circles the body and sends the images to a computer, w...  More
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CT of Pelvis
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An MRI, which stands for magnetic resonance imaging, is a type of noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of the body. Unl...  More
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An abdominal film, also known as an abdominal X-ray , helps doctors assess potential problems in your abdomen-particularly in your spleen, stomach, and intestines. ...  More
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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Endoscopy is a procedure that uses specialized tools to view and operate on the internal organs and vessels of your body. This allows surgeons to view problems with...  More
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to se...  More
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Exploratory Laparotomy
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Whether you're going to see your doctor for a routine checkup or are admitted to the hospital, your doctor needs information about how your body is functioning...  More
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An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Ischemic Colitis

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Administration of Electrolytes
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Administration of Intravenous Fluids
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Surgical Procedures for Ischemic Colitis

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Large bowel resection is also known as colectomy. This surgery removes diseased portions of the large bowel-also called the large intestine. The large intestine con...  More
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Partial Removal of Colon with Colostomy
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Partial Removal of Small Intestine with Anastomosis
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